+++ Telegram Champions League (M) – Quarter-finals 2nd Leg +++

By Peter Bruun Top HC Vardar Vardar appeared to be dead and buried, when they were trailing 16:7 and 17:8 at the end of the first half, but they did come back. I have the utmost respect for the way Skopje fought back, in the hectic atmosphere at Szeged arena. Handicapped by injuries and the prospect of an uncertain future, Vardar showed tremendous moral and return to what could be their last FINAL… »

“I can always trust my teammates”

By  Sascha Staat INTERVIEW Xenia Smits is one of the players that stands out in the 2018/19 Champions League season and her nomination as one of five of “Best Defenders” in the league speaks for itsel… »

Veszprém return to the FINAL4

Men´s Champions League stregspiller.com – MATCH OF THE WEEK REVIEW – Flensburg stunned Veszprém as they jumped to an early 5:0 lead at Vesprém Arena, on Saturday afternoon, but the home team quickly t… »

Can Flensburg perform a miracle?

Men´s Champions League stregspiller.com –  MATCH OF THE WEEK PREVIEW – A recent flash poll by stregspiller.com revealed a 24% chance of SG Flensburg-Handewitt proceeding to the VELUX EHF FINAL4. As the German champions are down 28:22 against Veszprém after the first leg of the quarter-finals, it’s no wonder that even the most die-hard supporters have lost faith.  What does it take for Flensburg to… »

+++Telegram Champions League (M) Quarter-Finals – 1st Leg +++

By Peter Bruun Top PGE Vive Kielce What a difference a year makes! Last season when Kielce met Paris Saint-Germain in the quarter-final, the team from the French capital led 22:10 at the half, virtual… »

“Our chances are 50-50”

INTERVIEW – Alex Dujshebaev claims that Kielce´s chances against Paris Saint-Germain are 50-50 in the upcoming VELUX EHF Champions League quarter-finals. Is he truly convinced? Find out in this exclus… »

FC Barcelona

Welcome back to Cologne, Barca!

Men´s Champions League stregspiller.com – MATCH OF THE WEEK REVIEW – After missing out on the FINAL4 last year, Barca Lassa will be back in Cologne later in June. It’s beyond any doubt. At home, at Palau Blaugrana, they will not surrender the seven-goal lead they built in Nantes, on Wednesday night.  Nantes were in the game for the first 16 minutes of the match, thereafter Barca Lassa dominated th… »

“I have no friends once I’m on the court”

INTERVIEW – Barcelona captain Victor Tomas spoke to the (Un)informed Handball Hour podcast about the upcoming VELUX EHF Champions League Quarter-final against Nantes and his club’s new and entertainin… »

Another French club, another early exit?

Men´s Champions League stregspiller.com – MATCH OF THE WEEK PREVIEW – Last season, Montpellier HB sent Barca Lassa out of the Champions League already in the Round Last 16, moving on to win the tourna… »

“We have to prevent Flensburg from running their fast-breaks”

INTERVIEW – Ahead of the VELUX EHF Champions League quarter-finals against Flensburg, Veszprém playmaker, Mate Lekai, speaks to stregspiller.com about the chances of his club against the German champions, Veszprém´s curse to win Europe’s premier club event, the ongoing rivalry with Pick Szeged and the shortage of domestic players in Hungary’s two top clubs.   By Peter Bruun It almost feels as… »